David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is a senior contributor to the Federalist and the Artistic Director of Blue Box World, a Brooklyn based theater project. His plays have been seen on the stages of Galapagos Arts Space, D Lounge, and Theater Double Rep. A former member of the Bat Acting Company at the Flea Theater he has also performed at the Kennedy Center and Theater for the New City among many others. In addition to his writing for the Federalist his work has appeared in National Review Online, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
What Chuck Berry Taught Us About Cultural Appropriation

In helping to invent Rock and Roll, Chuck Berry did not just create a great symbol of America. He created a great art form of the world.

Why The Right Still Needs Bill Kristol

Bill Kristol need not bend his knee nor kiss the ring of the power. He’s playing hardball and making people angry, but then again, so is the president.

4 Reasons The Anti-Trump Resistance Won’t Win Like The Tea Party Did

For all the similarities of situation and tactics, there are several reasons why ‘the Resistance’ is unlikely to succeed as the Tea Party did.

Why The Left Suddenly Thinks Teen Vogue Is A Great News Source

That Teen Vogue is catching up on the Nation and The New Republic as the gold standard of news from the Left tells us much about how those legacy outlets have faltered.

Ending Federal Funds Will Be The Best Thing For The Arts In Decades

Currently the way to succeed as an arts organization is not to create a product that attracts new audiences, but to create a product that pleases those who dole out the free cash.

Obama Should Quit Opining On Trump And Get Back To Golf

Dig it, ex-President Obama: You are ex-President Obama. You lost. Hillary didn’t just, lose, you lost.

Progressives Destroyed Normalcy And Now They’re Shocked Trump Isn’t Normal

The state of our political discourse is saddening. But sometimes people are called upon to be better than their leaders—and this is one of those times.

Dear MTV: Telling White Guys What To Do Just Provokes Racism

The one-time music network doubles down on the identity politics parade of horribles that helped create the division and discontent of the current American body politic.

New York City Now Runs The United States

As the home of Donald Trump and much of Trump’s opposition, New York City is once again at the center of the battle to define and lead America.

Why People Lost Their Minds When A Brooklyn Store Played ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

Upscale progressives have gotten used to tuning out the voice of the Trump voter. But there’s an America out there that they can no longer ignore.

This Election Marks The End Of America’s Racial Détente

Jamelle Bouie is right about one thing: the racial social contract we’ve had is over. Whites aren’t content to let everyone but them get special treatment any more.

I First Voted For A Clinton. 24 Years Later, We’re Having The Same Election

More than 20 years since my first vote, I am again mired in an election with Clintons and Bushes and the billionaire, Buchananite Reform Party figure of Donald Trump.

New Clinton Probe Proves Early Voting Is Bad For America

In today’s media age, three weeks is a lifetime. Can anybody truly claim that those who voted in early October possessed all the facts they needed to make a truly informed decision?

Vice News Boosts Mike Lee’s Flailing Senate Opponent Just For Being Trans

Misty Snow is the first transgendered Senate candidate ever nominated by a major party. That’s enough to give him an in-kind contribution, apparently.

Why A Protest Vote For Trump Is Better Than Voting Third Party

Donald Trump isn’t going to be president of the United States. But conservative voters should prevent Clinton from getting a landslide victory.

Will Millennials Survive The Left?

Millennials aren’t imposing totalitarianism and censorship on the Left. They’re getting those ideas from the Left.

Leftist Scolds Like Samantha Bee Are Definitely A Reason Trump May Win

‘The Tonight Show’ gets a bigger audience because most people aren’t looking for the self-righteous mirth of slamming those stupid Republicans right before bed.

Trump Is No Excuse For Turning Late-Night Comedy Into Propaganda

Jimmy Fallon’s job is to do silly skits with Justin Timberlake and ease us to bedtime with mild jokes and interviews. It is not to set the limits of the Overton window or grill a presidential candidate.

The NFL Banned The Cowboys From Honoring Police. Will It Do The Same To Seahawks Anthem Boycotters?

When the Cowboys wanted to send the message that police officers should not be hunted and assassinated, the NFL gave a clear answer: no.

Gene Wilder, Comedian Of Kindness

Comedian Gene Wilder has left behind a legacy of comedy that eschews the nasty to help us all laugh at the wonder in life.